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#Managing #devices in #Linux | Opensource.com | # ! All #Your #stuff…


Explore how the /dev directory gives you direct access to your devices in Linux, and how this access can be used to learn more about and interact with your system. | David Both | ____________         # ! … under #control # ! #TheOpenSourceWay. _______ [Source: Managing devices in Linux | Opensource.com]

[# ! #Tech:] #Linux #Disable #USB #Devices (Disable loading of USB Storage Driver) | cyberciti.biz | # ! …


Explains how to prevent use of USB flash, USB pen and USB hard disk usage under any Linux distro to avoid unauthorized coping of data or malware/virus attacks. | Vivek Gite | ___________   # ! … keep your #computers #safe # ! from ‘manual’ intrussions… _______ [Source: Linux Disable USB Devices (Disable loading of … Continue reading

#Technology #Changes; #People #Don’t | Baseline | # ! … Pe@ple evolves…


Technology devices evolve and deliver detailed, actionable data. It is unlikely, however, that they will significantly change our lives. | Samuel Greengard | ________________   # ! … #technology just helps… if used in a right way. # ! Don’t #mistake the #object with its #uses…   ________ [Source: Technology Changes; People Don’t | Baseline]

5 Ways to #Repurpose an #Old #PC with #OpenSource #Software | smallbusinesscomputing.com | # ! …


Wondering how to repurpose an old PC or laptop? Open source software can put that hardware back to work. We show you five options and—best of all—they don’t cost anything. | Cynthia Harvey | ____________________   # ! … let’s give @ur old #computing #stuff # ! a #new #life #theOpenSourceWay. ________ [Source: 5 Ways … Continue reading

#Exploring the #security #challenges in #Linux-based #IoT #devices | hackerboards.com | # ! …


In a talk at the Embedded Linux Conference, Mike Anderson, CTO of The PTR Group, explored the unique security challenges that face Linux-based IoT devices. Until fairly recently, Linux developers have been spared many of the security threats that have bedeviled the Windows world. Yet, when moving from desktops and servers to the embedded Internet … Continue reading

#Linux #vs. #Windows #device #driver #model: architecture, APIs and build environment comparison | Xmodulo | # ! …


Device drivers are parts of the operating system that facilitate usage of hardware devices via certain programming interface so that software applications can control and operate the devices. As each driver is specific to a particular operating system, … | Dennis Turpitka | ____________________ # ! … #Know how Your #computing stuff is #controlled # … Continue reading

#Stop The #NSA’s #Backdoor: Call Congress Today To #Support #Key #Amendment | Techdirt | # ! One #W@rld


Last week, we noted that there was an effort underway to introduce an amendment for this week’s Defense Appropriations bill in the House that would effectively limit some of the most nefarious aspects of the NSA’s ability to spy on Americans… Continue reading

#Apple #security #flaw could be a #backdoor for the #NSA | * #OpenSource #stuff #won’t #do #this to #You…


See on Scoop.it – Freedom Through Free Software Was the National Security Agency exploiting two just-discovered security flaws to hack into the iPhones and Apple computers of certain targets? Some skeptics are saying there is cause to be concerned about recent coincidences regarding the NSA and Apple. Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.‘s insight: * # An … Continue reading

[#Tech:] #GNU #Hurd Is #Enjoying #User-Space #Device #Drivers [Phoronix] | * #Freedom #Advancing


See on Scoop.it – Freedom Through Free Software In the name of freedom, GNU Hurd has the ability to run device drivers from user-space via the project’s DDE layer. Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.‘s insight: * #Freedom #Advancing See on http://www.phoronix.com

Linux now on 42% of consumer computing devices – happy birthday …


See on Scoop.it – Freedom Through Free Software We say happy birthday to the Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, as Android now runs on an estimated 42% of consumer computing devices. Gonzalo San Gil‘s insight: *Although it’s not a matter of numbers themselves, this is a good piece of data about the Evolution of the … Continue reading

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

- Shared Knowledge Technician (aka 'Journo'...) - #OpenSource c@nnector [& brave χ-tester] - [instructor:] Radio Production & (~Rock+) DJin' [Curriculum Vitae Experto en Sociedad de la Información y Entorno Cultural Titulación - Administrador de Sistemas Linux, IBM-CEIM 2012 - Técnico de Redes y Sistemas, MTAS-INEM 2007 - Doctor en CC de la Información-Periodismo UCM 2005 - Licenciado en Comunicación Audiovisual UCM 1991

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